Chicago Architectural Club - Burnham Prize 2011

Result

First Prize
Mohamed Sharif, Felix Monasakanian, Efren Soriano, and Teo Biocina from Los Angeles.

Second Prize
Srdan Nad from Ljubljana, Slovenia

Third Prize
PATH, Matt Hutchinson and Brandon Pace

Honorable Mentions
Bauenstudio
Shin Park / Keojin Jin
Charles Dome Gosrisirikul
Jason Fisher / Andrew Peters
Martin Klaeschen / Carl Ray Miller
Brian Foster
SOM

Overview

The Chicago Architectural Club is pleased to announce the 2011 Burnham Prize Competition: “McCormick Place REDUX”. This year’s competition is co-sponsored by the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Landmarks Illinois and is intended to examine the controversial origins and questionable future of the McCormick Place East Building, the 1971 modernist convention hall designed by Gene Summers of C.F. Murphy Associates and sited along the lakefront in Burnham Park.

Category Idea Competition / Competition Result / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Renovation
Country Chicago, United States
Registration Deadline 15 March 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 4 April 2011 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

poster

Description
“McCormick Place REDUX” is an international single-stage ideas competition meant to explore possible scenarios for the third iteration of a significant 20th century building on a site that raises a string of questions about public space, parkland, access, and righting historical wrongs. The competition is open to anyone with a vision of what McCormick Place East might become: students, designers, artists, architects, planners, and landscape architects.

Jury
TBA

Prize
First prize: $3,000.00
Second prize: $1,500.00
Third prize: $750.00

Entry Fee
The regular registration fee is $90.00. Reduced registration fees for students (with a current ID) is $50.00, and the fee for 2011 CAC members is $30.00.

Entries
The final competition submission is limited to four 11x17 boards oriented in landscape format.

Timetable
Winners announced: 16 April

Organizer
The Chicago Architectural Club

Official Website
http://www.chicagoarchitecturalclub.org/#846950/BURNHAM-PRIZE-COMPETITION

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